ARMENIA READY TO CONTINUE TALKS WITH BAKU DESPITE AZERI THREATS - OFFICIAL

PanARMENIAN.Net
October 31, 2012 - 16:50 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net - National Security Council (NSC) Secretary Artur
Baghdasaryan met with the Ambassador of Austria to Armenia Alois
Kraut and Austria's honorary consul Aram Marutyan.At the meeting, Mr.

Baghdasaryan briefed the envoys on regional issues, specifically
Karabakh conflict and relations with Turkey and Azerbaijan.

Mr. Baghdasaryan further stressed Armenia's adherence to peaceful
settlement of Karabakh conflict within OSCE Minsk Group format. The
official reiterated Yerevan's readiness to continue talks with Baku
despite Azeri threats and release of axe-killer Safarov.

The parties further focused on prospects of development of Armenia-Iran
and Armenia-Georgia ties.

In conclusion, the parties agreed to establish partnership between
the NSC and Austria's Security Council, with the Ambassador pledging
to contribute to Armenia-Austria ties.